CHF's New Member Development Program is a semester-long training focused on building soft and technical skills specific to the finance world. In addition to weekly meetings and deliverables, new members will also benefit from formal and informal mentorship and frequent educational opportunities outside of the program.


Week 1 & 2 - Professional Development
Week 3 to 10 - Technical Training

New Member Training




PPT & Excel






Our new member instructors are high-performing upperclassmen with experiences in investing, banking, and consulting.


Grace Shi

VP of Recruitment & New Member Development

Grace is a junior majoring in Applied Economics and Management with concentrations in Finance and Accounting. She is also the fund manager for CHF’s Impact Fund. Her other on-campus involvements include being the Senior Vice President for the Society for Women in Business and a member of Alpha Phi Omega Gamma Chapter. This past summer, Grace interned as an Investment Banking Summer Analyst at Barclays, where she will be returning next summer. In her free time, Grace enjoys reading Agatha Christie mysteries, watching movies, and eating good food with good people.


Albert Lin

Fund Manager, Real Estate & New Member Development

Albert, a senior majoring in Hotel Administration, manages CHF’s Real Estate Fund and New Member Development Fund. In addition to CHF, he has also worked as a TA for seven classes (five in the real estate minor), represented Cornell in international real estate case competitions, and served on the executive boards of several other student organizations. This past summer, Albert interned as a Real Estate Investment Summer Analyst at sovereign wealth fund GIC. After graduation, Albert will be joining global diversified alternative asset manager Och-Ziff Capital Management as a Real Estate Private Equity Analyst.


Laurel Fox

Fund Manager, New Member Development

Laurel is a junior in the College of Arts and Sciences double majoring in History and Economics. On campus, she is the New Member Educator for the Cornell Hedge Fund, a member of Delta Sigma Pi business fraternity, and a member of a social sorority. This past summer, Laurel interned at Deloitte in Tel-Aviv in their strategy and operations consulting practice as a Birthright Israel Excel Fellow. Previously, she has volunteered with the Clinton Health Access Initiative in Laos. In her free time, Laurel enjoys theater, watching an extensive amount of reality television, and taking pictures of her best friend and dog, Honey.